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Top 5: ‘Wrongly placed blame’ (access required)

A simple broken wrist is costing the city of Baltimore $30,000, and two attorneys have been disbarred in Maryland for their conduct in Virginia and Washington, D.C. Those stories and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Audit ...

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Week in review: 9/16/11 (access required)

Rawlings-Blake wins primary Hours after easily winning Baltimore’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she plans to take aggressive strides in local economic development, including a restructuring of the Baltimore Development Corp. TIF payments fall short Baltimore officials this ...

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2 disbarred in Maryland for misconduct in Va., D.C. (access required)

Maryland’s top court has disbarred two attorneys who were first banned from practice in other regional jurisdictions. Following a Sept. 1 hearing, the Court of Appeals disbarred Lucille Saundra White; the court disbarred Spencer Dean Ault after his Sept. 7 ...

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Top 5: ‘We don’t want that power usurped from us’ (access required)

Delays continue in Maryland’s top court, and the Student Bar Association president at the University of Baltimore School of Law is trying to keep students updated on the search for a new dean. Those stories and more in this week’s ...

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Baltimore lead-paint lawyer disbarred after pilfering clients for personal gain

The state’s top court has disbarred a Baltimore lawyer for altering client files to make them less attractive to the firm he was working for so he could pick up the clients when he opened his own solo practice. In ...

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Disbarred lawyer vows to keep on fighting for reinstatement (access required)

Calling the Attorney Grievance Commission unjust, a disbarred Maryland lawyer said she will pursue, to the Supreme Court if necessary, her bid to get her license back and collect damages from the assistant bar counsel she alleges lied at each ...

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Top 5: ‘No money today’ (access required)

The resignation of Phillip J. Closius as dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law and subsequent fallout dominated The Daily Record’s law stories for the week. But stories about an untimely closure of a new courthouse in Rockville ...

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Lawyer disbarred by consent 4 years after being reinstated (access required)

After years of others trying to get Lester A.D. Adams removed from the Maryland bar, the state’s top court has disbarred the Greenbelt lawyer. Shortly after Adams was reinstated to the bar in April 2007 — he had been indefinitely ...

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Montgomery Co. attorney caught in FBI probe to be sentenced Friday (access required)

A recently disbarred lawyer from Montgomery County will be sentenced this week to as much as 20 years in prison for his role in a multistate insurance scam ring. Amir Ryan Lahuti, 45, was one of four people who recruited ...

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News of Baltimore lawyer’s arrest could spur AGC probe (access required)

A Baltimore County-based lawyer/magician who was arrested in an Internet sting operation in Florida on Monday has no history of disciplinary problems, according to the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland. However, the criminal proceeding against him, which alleges that he ...

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